Low-growing grass with shiny black, straplike foliage provides a wonderful contrast to lighter colored foliage such are ferns and hostas. Pink to lilac racemes add color in the spring. This heat and drought-tolerant perennial is a good choice for the garden and containers. Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (Ophiopogon)
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (Ophiopogon)
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:6 - 8 inches
Flowering Date:Late Spring
Planting Instructions:Tolerates sun but prefers partial shade with moist, well drained soil.
Growth Rate:Slow - fill in in 2-3 years.
Flower Form:2" - 3" long racemes.
Foliage Type:A dense grass-like turf of nearly black tufted basal leaves. More narrow than Lily-turf.
Pruning:Mow every year or two to improve carpet quality.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
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